This hike will demonstrate how to use the Trailhead Direct bus system to do a 1-way hike connecting two bus stops.
We will depart from the Margaret's Way Trailhead at 9:30am and will work our way over Squak Mountain and catch a Traihead Direct bus at the High School Trail.
We recommend you take the bus that starts at Mt. Baker Transit Center at 8:44am. You can also catch the Trailhead Direct bus at the Eastgate Transit Center (8:47am) and Issaquah Transit Center (9:05am). Checkout the Trailhead Direct bus schedule here: https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/transportation/metro/schedules-maps/trailhead-issaquah-alps.aspx
Your guides will be Anne Newcomb and John Sherwin and they will be bringing their Goldendoodle along for the hike. They will be taking the Trailhead Direct bus from the Issaquah Transit Center at 9:05am.
* Difficulty: Moderate
* Pace: Moderate
* Distance: 10 miles
* Elevation: 1800 ft gain
* Map: Issaquah Trails Map https://www.issaquahwa.gov/DocumentCenter/View/4478
* Debbie's View
* Bullitt Fireplace
* West and Central Peaks
* Crystal Creek
All hikers need to come prepared for the weather, terrain, difficulty, etc.
The following information will be helpful:
* Hike Preparation ( https://issaquahalps.org/hikesevents/hikeprep )
* The 10 Essentials ( https://www.issaquahalps.org/hikesevents/10essentials )
All hikers will be required to sign a sign a Release and Indemnity Agreement at the time of the hike.